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Table 2 Phylogenetic diversity indices of AH frogs and NH frogs

From: Functional analysis for gut microbes of the brown tree frog (Polypedates megacephalus) in artificial hibernation

Diversity indices NH frogs AH frogs
Fall Winter Spring 4 °C
Richness 375 ± 165a 350 ± 163a 282 ± 66a 91 ± 15b
Shannon index 3.50 ± 0.68a 3.45 ± 0.53a 3.46 ± 0.42a 1.88 ± 0.51b
Simpson index 0.90 ± 0.11 0.91 ± 0.05 0.91 ± 0.05 0.76 ± 0.11
Inverse Simpson index 16.58 ± 12.63a 14.86 ± 7.75a 15.26 ± 7.51a 4.80 ± 1.86b
  1. Abbreviations: AH frogs artificially hibernating frogs, NH frogs nonhibernating frogs. Values are means ± SD. Within each row, values not sharing superscripts (a and b) differ significantly (p-value < 0.05, Student’s t-test)